Indian, Sound Indian
– 1 cup Onion finely chopped – 2 cups Tomato chopped – 2 teaspoon Ginger grated – 3 Green chilies chopped – 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds – 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds – 2 teaspoon Urad dal / Ullutham Paruppu – 1 Tablespoon Oil – 10 Curry Leaves – ¼ cup Tamarind extract extracted from a small marble size tamarind or use ½ teaspoon tamarind paste – 1 teaspoon Jaggery /brown sugar – to taste Salt
– Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds and urad dal / ullutham paruppu. Let the seeds crackle. – Once the seasonings are fried, add the chopped onions. Let the onions cook until translucent.
– Add all the spice powders - turmeric powder, red chili powder and dhania powder / coriander powder along with salt. Mix well. – Add the tamarind extract and let the gotsu come to a boil. Simmer and let it cook for about 5 - 7 minutes or until the tomatoes are cooked.